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Vodacom Durban July Weekend Set To Boost The Local Tourism Sector

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The Vodacom Durban July, a prestigious annual event on Durban’s entertainment calendar, promises to be even better this year and inject approximately R1 billion into the KwaZulu-Natal economy. The City is expecting more than 2 million visitors to Durban, which will see the hotel occupancy rate averaging at 85 percent. …

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KZN’s dream of having its own cable way moves closer to reality

Drakensberg, KZN

KwaZulu-Natal’s dream of having its own state of the art cable way will move an inch closer to being realised when the province hosts an international conference and exhibition on the Drakensberg Cable Car project in April. The conference, which will be attended by cable car and tourism authorities from …

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R843m State-of-the-art Port Security System introduced in Durban

The newly renovated control room at the Port of Durban boasts state-of-the-art video walls for added visibility across the port.

Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has introduced a state-of-the-art port security system valued at R843 million to safeguard customer cargo, port users, as well as Transnet’s own port assets, staff and contractors. Richard Vallihu, Chief Executive at TNPA, said: “The National Ports Act 12 of 2005 and the International Ship …

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Maydon Wharf Infrastructure Upgrade Achieves Big Safety Milestone

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Transnet Capital Projects (TCP) – which is overseeing Transnet National Ports Authority’s project to reconstruct the quay walls and deepen berths at Maydon Wharf – recently achieved a safety milestone of 1 000 000 Man Hours without a Lost Time Injury (LTI) on the Reconstruction and Deepening of Maydon Wharf …

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TNPA makes headway dredging Durban Berths

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Port of Durban Harbour Master, Captain Alex Miya, has reinstated a number of berths in the port back to their original permissible draughts. This follows Transnet National Ports Authority’s ongoing efforts to address shallow spots exacerbated by the size of megaships now calling at the port. Durban Port Manager, Moshe …

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City forges partnership with Transnet to grow the economy

Durban Port

EThekwini Mayor Cllr James Nxumalo, Deputy Mayor Cllr Nomvuzo Shabalala along with members of the Executive Committee and other City officials today, 7 October 2015, met with Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) officials to discuss possible partnerships between the City and the parastatal. Recognising the role the Durban Port plays …

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Pleasure boat cruises for Durban

Bridge Over the Umgeni River known as Blue Lagoon

New pleasure boat cruises along the uMngeni River, along with a coffee shop, restaurant and vibrant crafts centre, could be on the cards for Durban as part of a plan to develop “green” tourist businesses close to the Blue Lagoon. Late last year managers of the Durban Green Corridor issued …

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